Thomas C. Melisko, Sr.
Age 75, of Mars, formerly of Ben Avon, died peacefully on Thursday morning, June 22, 2017. Beloved husband of Katherine Melisko; dear father of Thomas (Karen) Melisko, Jr. and Brett (Judy) Melisko; survived by nine grandchildren; brother of the late Peter Melisko; Ray Melisko, Marianne Ebitz; also survived by his sisters, Be Be Geiser and Robin Hankins. Tom proudly served our country in the 82nd Airborne Division, he was also a Green Beret in the special forces. He was a 53+ year member with I.U.O.E. Local 66 as well as a retired assistant regional director of the International Union of Operating Engineers. Tom was a staunch advocate of the labor movement and spent his career avocation for working men and women. Family and friends are welcome for visitation on Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the MCDONALD-LINN FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICE, LLC., 529 California Ave., Avalon , PA 15202. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the I.U.O.E. Local #66 Scholarship Fund. Please view and sign the family's online guest book at:

Klara Schroeder
Age 87, of McCandless Twp., formerly of Emsworth, PA, peacefully on Friday evening, on June 23, 2017. Preceded in death by her husband Thomas Schroeder. Survived by many nieces, nephews, and close friends. Service and interment private. Arrangements entrusted to McDONALD-LINN FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICE, LLC, 529 California Ave., Avalon, PA 15202. Please view and sign family's online guest book at